End SARS: We are following protests in Nigeria – UN

The United Nations (UN) on Thursday said they are following the End SARS protests in Nigeria.

Secretary-General António Guterres, commended the government’s decision to undertake “broader reforms” in the Nigeria Police.

Guterres spoke through his spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, in New York.

The UN chief said he was prepared to “accompany Nigeria in those efforts”.

He welcomed the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and urged the government to undertake broader police reforms.

The world body urged the country’s security forces to exercise “maximum restraint” in their response.

“The Secretary-General is following the protests in Nigeria calling for the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and an end to human rights violations allegedly committed by security agencies.

“The Secretary-General stresses the importance of respect for peaceful protests and freedom of assembly and calls on the security forces to exercise maximum restraint in the policing of the demonstrations.”

 

 

– Ladunliadinews

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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